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Hosps turn away critically ill toddler

DNDEL5949 | 6/17/2017 | Author : cheena kapoor | WC :231 | Health



Three-and-a-half-year-old Varsha Kumari’s situation clearly shows the apathy of Delhi hospitals. The girl has been battling for life for the last two months as both her kidneys are failing.
She has been taken to three different cities, and various hospitals, by her father, but all of them have referred her to the next best hospital. AIIMS has also refused to admit her due to unavailability of beds.
“She was fine until three, after which we started seeing signs of illness. She would often feel weak, there was swelling around her legs and her urine colour had changed,” said Rajkumar Rajak, Varsha’s father, a labourer who is a below poverty line (BPL) card holder and has been borrowing money for her treatment.
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